Upcoming Events

Spring 2013

The college is celebrating African American History month and has many events schedules throughout the month of February. The following are some of the events:

Thursday, February 14th – 12:30 – A Atrium
Afro Stretch Movement workshop

Tuesday, February 19th – 11:00 AM – Savoy MPR
Alzheimer Disease Issues in the African American and Hispanic community

Living Well by Moving More– Hostos Sport and Fitness center showcase
Date: TBA; Location: Lobby Building C (1st floor); Time: 12 to 2pm
Guided tour of Hostos’ Sport and Fitness facilities. Come and Participate in our event and get information about Hostos’ Fitness Areas. Prizes and giveaways available.�
STAY HEALTHY!!

Fall 2012

Healthy Weight Support Group meetings for Fall 2012: Tuesdays at 3:30 from October 2 to November 13. Schedule as follow:

10/2
Introduction to Behavior Modification, Physical Activity and “myplate.gov” website and Food Dairy discussion
10/9
Are you ready to Lose Weight?(Stages of Change)
Diet for weight loss, serving size and “myplate.gov”
Physical activity
10/16
Review Food Dairy, calorie and low fat tips
Benefits of Exercise, how to choose the right type of exercise, everyday activities
Behaviors awareness
10/23�
Situations that triggers eating, ABC approach, Importance of setting goals
Reading Labels (sugar, fiber and fat)
Setting reasonable goals for exercise
10/30
Saturated and trans fats, cholesterol and calories and social events
Walking as exercise- 10,000 steps program
Craving vs. Hunger, behavior chain
11/6
Cancelled
11/13
Yoga
11/20
Never skip a meal, pre-planning techniques, Plateau, social events, dining out and long
Body metabolism, Relapse prevention (exercise), walking
Positive thinking vs dichotomous /terminal/reverse thinking, magnification of errors, fatalism and Relapse prevention, What to do to change the cycle

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